10. From the group of mechanisms below, select the mechanism(s) responsible for
absorption of tissue fluid.
a. Osmosis at the venous end of the capillaries.
b. Osmosis at the arterial end of the capillaries.
c. Collection by the lymphatic system.
d. a and c.
11. From the definitions below, select the definition of the term edema.
a. A swelling of cells due to a lack of tissue fluid.
b. A swelling of tissue due to a lack of tissue fluid.
c. A swelling of cells that lack DNA.
d. A swelling of tissue due to excess tissue fluid.
12. From the descriptions below, select the description of connective tissue.
a. The tissue that binds other tissues together and supports other tissues.
b. The tissue that lacks any specific purpose.
c. The tissue that covers the sense organs of the body.
d. The tissue that conducts electrical charges.
13. From the definitions below, select the definition of intercellular substance.
a. Living material found between living cells.
b. Nonliving material found between living cells.
c. Living fibers found between living cells.
d. Nonliving material found inside cells.